Invitation to ask LTA questions on Cross Island MRT Line development

Submit your questions by 30 June 2018 at http://tinyurl.com/lomf-30jun2018 Dear friends of the nature community and Love MacRitchie supporters, The Land Transport Authority (LTA) shared a press release on 9 June 2018 on the findings of the wildlife monitoring programme undertaken in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve (CCNR) during the soil investigation works for the Cross Island … More Invitation to ask LTA questions on Cross Island MRT Line development

Animals sighted near works in nature reserve – TODAYonline (But more info needed)

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has stated that camera traps in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve has been able to capture photographs of wild animals such as the Sunda Pangolin and Lesser Mousedeer after the site investigation (SI) works for the proposed Cross Island MRT Line alignment options were completed. Whilst encouraging, we say that … More Animals sighted near works in nature reserve – TODAYonline (But more info needed)

Learning through Walking – Jane’s Walk feat. Love MacRitchie (May 2018)

The best way to understand a city is to walk through it – that’s the premise of Jane’s Walk, an international movement started in 2006 to celebrate the ideas of the late Jane Jacobs, a writer and activist who was passionate about humane urban design. We can’t agree more with this idea. Being a small … More Learning through Walking – Jane’s Walk feat. Love MacRitchie (May 2018)

Love MacRitchie Walk with NUS Senior Alumni by Cicada Tree Eco-Place – a Photo Essay

Photographs: Dr. Oliver Seet Captions: Carmen Pang A group of NUS senior alumni joined Cicada Tree Eco Place for a Love Our MacRitchie Forest Walk on March 21, which was also the International Day of Forests. The nature walk took place at Windsor Nature Park, a 75-hectare nature area that buffers the Central Catchment Nature … More Love MacRitchie Walk with NUS Senior Alumni by Cicada Tree Eco-Place – a Photo Essay

LTA set to update on environmental impacts of SI works – Straits Times

A quick update on the site investigation (SI) works for the Cross Island Line development: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/environment/lta-promises-to-release-findings-on-how-initial-tests-for-the-cross-island-mrt Background info: The SI works, started in March 2017 and completed near the end of last year, sought to determine the feasibility of building the MRT line under and around the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. An Environmental Impact Assessment … More LTA set to update on environmental impacts of SI works – Straits Times

Uncovering the amazing world of forest critters – Love MacRitchie Walk (February 2018)

It certainly doesn’t take size to wow. From fairylike damselflies to warriorlike spiders, it was the critters that stole the limelight in the NUS Toddycat’s first Love MacRitchie walk of the year! Some weren’t hard to spot at all – here’s a Malayan Lascar basking on a leaf. If its distinctive yellow-black banding was for … More Uncovering the amazing world of forest critters – Love MacRitchie Walk (February 2018)

Open for registration – Love MacRitchie Walk with Cicada Tree Eco-Place on 4 Feb 2018

A free public guided nature walk to Venus Forest at Windsor Nature Park conducted by Cicada Tree Eco-Place. Suitable for children 6 years and older. Walk along the pristine stream to spot the many amazing creatures which call this rainforest home. Hidden within the stream are many animals like soft-shell turtles, freshwater crabs, terrapins, fishing … More Open for registration – Love MacRitchie Walk with Cicada Tree Eco-Place on 4 Feb 2018

Love MacRitchie goes to Earth Fest!

In a rather rare turn of events, we spent our weekend not in the forests, but at Marina Barrage for Earth Fest 2018! It was an awesome experience interacting with everyone, sharing about our precious biodiversity and learning about fantastic environmental initiatives from other booths. As Earth Fest was all about championing sustainable development and … More Love MacRitchie goes to Earth Fest!

Discovering nature, and the spirit of discovery – Love MacRitchie Walk (December 2017)

“Korkor, is this a rubber seed?” “Yes.” “Is that a rubber seed too?” “Yep.” “How come this doesn’t have the same pattern?” Stumped. What is that? (Probably another rubber seed, on hindsight) “What’s under that leaf?” A mealybug, or woolly aphid, or something else perhaps. So low in the undergrowth and so far out from … More Discovering nature, and the spirit of discovery – Love MacRitchie Walk (December 2017)

Open for registration – Love MacRitchie Walk with NUS Toddycats! on 9 Dec 2017 (Sat)

The next Love MacRitchie Walk with the NUS Toddycats! is happening on 9 December 2017 (8.30-11.30 am)! Now open for registration! Join the Toddycats in discovering the forest and its amazing wildlife. Come join us and learn about the conservation issues surrounding the proposed Cross Island MRT Line (CRL) through the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. The forest trail at […]

More Open for registration – Love MacRitchie Walk with NUS Toddycats! on 9 Dec 2017 (Sat)